Guest writer Harry Hardman, “What are Desired Future Conditions? Understanding the LSGCD’s Plan for Managing Groundwater”

Harry Hardman, Guest Writer, The Golden Hammer Montgomery County, April 19 – 2021 is a big year for Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD). Not just because it is our 20th anniversary but because this year, we are charged by the state to look ahead, plan for what we want the aquifers to look like in […]

“It’s Hammer Time” to host Gun Owners of America’s Texas President Malone at noon Friday

Bill Brenza, Special Reporter to The Golden Hammer Conroe, April 16 – “It’s Hammer Time,” the popular Facebook Live, YouTube, and Roku show found at MCPLive.TV, will host popular conservative Republican Rachel Malone, who presently serves as the Texas President of Gun Owners of America. Malone will discuss recent developments in the Texas Legislature, Republican priorities, […]

Graff harshly criticizes Riley, Metts, Walker for considering raises taxes as community recovers from China Virus economic crisis

Graff harshly criticizes Riley, Metts, Walker for considering raises taxes as community recovers from China Virus economic crisis

Image: Local businessman and television producer Billy Graff criticized the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, for failing to hold down government spending and taxes in the post-China Virus economic crisis. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, April 15 – Local businessman and television producer Billy Graff harshly criticized the Montgomery County […]

Commissioners Riley, Metts, Walker send Montgomery County taxpayers strong message they’ll get crucified with higher spending budget for FY 2022

Commissioners Riley, Metts, Walker send Montgomery County taxpayers strong message they’ll get crucified with higher spending budget for FY 2022

Image: Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley vehemently fought against giving the Budget Office a direction to keep spending at the current year’s level, given the terrible economy Montgomery County is suffering. Riley and Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts began discussing new ways to spend tax dollars. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, April […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court appoints towing monopolists to regulate themselves through “advisory board”

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, April 14 – “Regulatory capture” prevailed during the Tuesday, April 13, 2021, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, when the five member Court sleepily established a towing ordinance “advisory board” by unanimous vote and then proceeded to appoint four individuals who represent the very companies supposedly under the […]

Home addresses of Montgomery County Commissioners Court reveal why Montgomery County property taxes so high

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, April 13 – The home addresses of the five members of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court reveal the reason why Montgomery County property taxes are so high, actually for a number of reasons. The Golden Hammer is publishing the home addresses of these major local government-spenders in protest of the […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Noack succumbs to “regulatory capture” in proposal to establish “Towopoly” Advisory Board; will Riley rescue free markets?

Montgomery County Commissioner Noack succumbs to “regulatory capture” in proposal to establish “Towopoly” Advisory Board; will Riley rescue free markets?

Image: Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack’s proposal for the Tuesday, April 13, 2021, Commissioners Court meeting to establish a towing Advisory Board is nothing but “regulatory capture,” as Noack’s efforts to place the favored monopolistic towing companies on that advisory board reveals. In other words, the regulated own the regulators! The Golden Hammer […]

Texas Attorney General Paxton rules on whether license required to drive golf cart on public road

Texas Attorney General Paxton rules on whether license required to drive golf cart on public road

Image: Do you need a driver’s license to drive this vehicle? It’s Arnold Palmer’s golf cart, which tournament officials parked at the Bay Hill Club on March 16, 2017, during the Bay Hill Invitational Golf Tournament in Orlando, Florida. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin and Conroe, April 7 – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton […]

County Judge Keough, Commissioners Court add new method to secretive goverment: “special sessions”

County Judge Keough, Commissioners Court add new method to secretive goverment: “special sessions”

Image: Montgomery County Auditor spoke to an empty Commissioners Courtroom on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, during the “special meeting” of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. The “special meetings” have become Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough’s and the Commissioners Court’s latest method of conducting government in secret. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, April 6 – […]

Solid Gold 50: The highest paid Montgomery County government employees, 2021, unmask County’s spending problem, as regular citizens struggle to make ends meet

Solid Gold 50: The highest paid Montgomery County government employees, 2021, unmask County’s spending problem, as regular citizens struggle to make ends meet

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, March 31 – Is public service a sacrifice? Not in the Montgomery County government, known as “the most corrupt county government in Texas.” In Montgomery County, public service is a method of enrichment, not sacrifice. The “Solid Gold 50,” the highest paid County government employees, lead the way towards […]

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